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  • Russia denies US accusations of violating INF treaty

    Date: 2014-07-30 21:21:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:851413

    MOSCOW, July 30 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed US accusations of violating the Soviet-era intermediate-range nuclear treaty with the United States calling them "ungrounded," the RIA Novosti reported. White House ....

  • Russian court jails four members of banned Islamic Liberation Party

    Date: 2014-07-30 21:04:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:851411

    MOSCOW, July 30, (MENA) - The Moscow City Court has found members of the Islamist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami guilty of preparing to seize power in Russia and other extremist crimes, Interfax reported, citing the sentence handed out by the ....

  • US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-30 20:33:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:851433

    WASHINGTON, July 30 (MENA) - The United States condemned the shelling Wednesday of a UN school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering Palestinians displaced by the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, ABC news reported. White House ....

  • S. Korea urges China to exercise 'political will' for free trade talks

    Date: 2014-07-30 19:38:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:95 - ID:851331

    SEOUL, July 30 (MENA) - South Korea has called for China to exercise its "political will" to conclude negotiations aimed at signing a bilateral free trade agreement by the end of this year, the Yonhap cited South Korea's vice foreign minister as ....

  • Ban urges halt to fighting in Ukraine, access to Malaysia Airlines crash site

    Date: 2014-07-30 18:21:47 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:87 - ID:851227

    NEW YORK, July 30 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Wednesday for an immediate halt to hostilities in eastern Ukraine so that international investigators can gain access to the site where a Malaysia Airlines passenger flight crashed ....

  • UN chief demands end to hostilities in Malaysian plane crash area in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-07-30 17:50:21 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:85 - ID:851244

    NEW YORK, July 30 (MENA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called for stopping armed hostilities in the area of the Malaysian plane crash in eastern Ukraine and for giving international experts access to the site, Itar Tass news ....

  • UNSC renews UNAMI mandate for one more year without major changes

    Date: 2014-07-30 17:49:08 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:84 - ID:851218

    NEW YORK, July 30 (MENA) - Acting unanimously and at Baghdad's request, the Security Council on Wednesday extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for one more year , until July 31, 2015, without major changes despite the ....

  • Iran condemns violence in Xinjiang, China

    Date: 2014-07-30 17:42:04 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:851250

    TEHRAN, July 30 (MENA) - Foreign Ministry spokesman Marzieh Afkham on Wednesday condemned violent attacks in China's Xinjiang, saying that Iran principled policy is rejecting extremism and violence. She made the remarks following terror attack in ....

  • Cameron pledges £3m in extra UK aid for Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-30 17:21:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:851220

    LONDON, July 30 (MENA) - An additional £3m in UK aid is to be made available to help the humanitarian situation in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. Cameron said Britain had already sent £7m to provide food, shelter and assistance ....

  • France closes embassy in Libya over security unrest

    Date: 2014-07-30 16:03:15 GMT - France - World - SN:71 - ID:851054

    PARIS, July 30 (MENA) – The French Foreign Ministry has temporarily closed its embassy in Libya and evacuated its nationals due to the deterioration of security situation. "We have taken all necessary measures to allow those French nationals ....

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